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Justin Timberlake’s “Man of the Woods” earns No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200

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RCA RecordsJustin Timberlake is taking 2018 by storm. Just weeks after headlining the Super Bowl halftime show, the singer’s fifth album, Man of the Woods, has debuted in the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart. This is Justin’s fourth album to reach the top spot. 

Released on February 2, Man of the Woods hits number one with 293,000 in sales and equivalent streams; 242,000 were traditional album sales — the largest first-week of sales total since Taylor Swift‘s Reputation back in December, and the largest first-week for a male artist since Kendrick Lamar‘s DAMN.  last May.

The lead single from Justin’s first full-length album in five years, “Filthy,” peaked at no. 9 on Billboard Hot 100. The album’s second single, “Say Something,” featuring Chris Stapleton, debuted recently also at no. 9. 

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